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Secret heroes: Newly revealed Silver Star actions against ISIS | CNN

Secret heroes: Newly revealed Silver Star actions against ISIS | CNN

One Army helicopter pilot flew a mission for 10 hours, five of them while wounded, in a high-risk effort to rescue American hostages.

Another continued a dangerous night-time mission deep in enemy territory despite sustaining extensive damage to his aircraft.
These are just some of the details contained in documents obtained by CNN. Eight Silver Stars, the third-highest US military combat honor, have been awarded to American service members fighting ISIS, CNN has learned. Two have previously been made public…

Source: Secret heroes: Newly revealed Silver Star actions against ISIS – CNNPolitics.com